National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Water disinfection byproducts (Chloroform) - M980039

 

CASRN: 67-66-3

Formula: C-H-Cl3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Chloroform (Water disinfection byproducts)

Known Uses

Product of water disinfection. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 28 days Immunotoxicity (Dosed-Water)  (IMM20402)  Completed 
    • Female Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: 0, 2.5, 25, OR 250 PPM.
  • 28 days Immunotoxicity (Dosed-Water)  (IMM98002)  Completed 
    • Female Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: 0, 2.5, 10, 25, 100, OR 250 PPM.
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